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Visiting Catalonia, Spain in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Catalonia. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). January is too cold for swimming in Catalonia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Catalonia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Catalonia in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Catalonia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Catalonia in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Catalonia for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (56°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Catalonia?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Catalonia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Catalonia. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). January is too cold for swimming in Catalonia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Catalonia warm in January?

No, Catalonia is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Catalonia in January is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Catalonia in January is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Catalonia in January?

The average day light hours per day in Catalonia in January are 9.5. The sunshine percentage is 47.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Catalonia in January

The average maximum temperature in Catalonia in January is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Catalonia in January is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Catalonia in January is 2°C (36°F). The minimum temperature is 3°C (37°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Catalonia in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.5 per day in Catalonia. The sunshine percentage is 47.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Catalonia in January is typically 1.7 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Catalonia in January

The average sea water temperature in Catalonia in January is 13.6°C (56.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Catalonia in January

The average total rainfall in Catalonia in January is 0.9cm (0.4inches) and on average there are 6 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Catalonia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Catalonia in January is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Catalonia in January is typically 96.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.2% in the previous month and 93.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Catalonia in January is typically 78.5%. The average relative humidity is 76.1% in the previous month and 73.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Catalonia in January

The average maximum wind speed in Catalonia in January is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Catalonia in January is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Catalonia in January is from the South-Southwest.

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